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by the democratic women of the upcoming 113th congress, nancy pelosi ended speculation that she might step down as house minority leader. >> in order to continue to work on empowering women, to making sure our affordable care act is enforced in a way that no longer being a woman be a preexisting medical condition. [ applause ] to work with the president to create jobs and grow our economy in a way that empowers women in the workplace. and i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to, once again, serve as the house democratic leader. [ cheers and applause ] >> a record number of women were just elected, many of them democrats. the house now has 78 female members, 50 democrats, 28 republicans. they came to washington for orientation and to get ready for the upcoming session. >> i think they'll kick some of those issues down the road so when we get back we'll have to look for long-term solutions for job creation, making the tax structure fairer and the appropriations, i think that will be the first order of business, but it will still all be tied to the economy. >> i think you will
the general's affair. they eventually notified the director of national intelligence. >> ifill: nancy pelosi said today and dianne feinstein is not happy either, said today it would have been nice to hear about this before she heard about it on tv. at what point... explain to the people who don't get the way this works what the oversite role is of these congressional committees, when they're supposed to be told and when it would be politically unadvantagous in terms of looking like you were trying to taint an investigation not to tell members? >> well, i think i answered most of that in my last answer. but if it's an ongoing criminal investigation not involving the head of the c.i.a. or somebody of that kind, i don't know what the obligation was to tell congress anything. by the time, however, that that... that this perhaps rogue f.b.i. agent in florida who lives in tampa and was friendly with the other woman involved in all this called dave rickard, a former sheriff and member of congress from washington state who called eric cantor, then this was a highly irregular process. going to jim cl
-- >> use the word "revenue." >> nancy pelosi took the position, a good negotiating position, that it ought to be $1 million to hundred $50,000. another -- and not $250,000 bid another suggestion, $500,000. that is where the movement is going to come, on that number. . >> nibbling at the edges. >> i now, but that is where the movement comes. >> is there a deal behind closed doors we don't know about? >> i don't think so. public posturing at this point. >> the tea party is not as strong as it was. the members who came back won gerrymandered districts, but speaker boehner has more control of his caucus this time. >> mitt romney explains why he lost the election. >> the president gave them a big gift on immigration with the dream act and the amnesty program. number two, put in place obamacare, which is basically $10,000 a family. >> there is mitt romney extending to its biggest donors why he lost the election. gov. bobby jindal, chris christie, they don't like that kind of talk. >> well, because it is politically suicidal. every once in awhile i say to myself, you are an idiot. every time you
in january. in the house, minority leader nancy pelosi beamed as she presented the new faces adding to democratic ranks in the coming congress. gi given what awaits these new lawmakers in january, you might wonder why they want the job. it's still not clear whether a lame duck session of congress will navigate the expiring tax breaks and automatic spending cuts that make up the fiscal cliff. the president met privately with labor leaders to discuss options for the fiscal cliff. tomorrow, he will caucus with c.e.o.s from companies like wal-mart, g.e. and bank of america. it all leads up to friday when the president sits down with congressional leaders at the white house to begin the real negotiations, and both sides enter those talks claiming a mandate to protect the principals the voters endorsed at the ballot box. >> darren gersh is with us tonight from our washington, d.c. bureau, where a week after election day here. was there any progress made by the staffs of the political players during the campaign season? where do we stand? >> the staff is always looking at this as a giant c
, and meeting with this people provides great theater for that public. >> didn't nancy pelosi say today they would have milestones along the way and that there might be miniature goals as we get to the end? >> yes. >> how do you see that playing out? >> well, i think that this, again -- gwen: is this part of the public? >> this is a sign they have to get this done. there is nobody right now on either side of the aisle who wants to see this happen. i think what you're seeing when harry reid, for instance, is standing there and practically promising that we're going to get a deal before december 31, he stood up there and said that today. they mean business. >> right. >> there are lots of pieces to this. i think what they agreed to today is divide into pieces. how do we deal with the end of the year problem on spending, what do we do about a longer term deficit thing. they're trying to set up a framework to get it done. gwen: the sequester is what they're going to talk about down the road? >> they're probably going to find a settlement for this year, whether they do $100 billion down payme
,847. house minority leader nancy pelosi will run again to keep her job. there had been questions about her future after last week's election. democrats picked up a handful of seats in the house but failed to retake control from republicans. today, the 72-year-old pelosi said fellow democrats encouraged her to stay on. >> my colleagues made it very clear. in fact, i think they must have coordinated with each other because their message was clear: don't even think of leaving. that was what i got over and over and over and over again. and i felt is this a coincidence or >> sreenivasan: pelosi is the only woman ever to serve as speaker of the house, but she lost that position when republicans won a majority in 2010. meanwhile, newly elected independent senator angus king of maine announced he will caucus with democrats. that effectively gives them 55 votes when the new senate convenes in january. the u.s. commander in afghanistan, marine general john allen, won a statement of support today amid questions about his relationship with a florida woman. the military is now investigating allen's ext
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